Debian is a free operating system (OS) for your computer. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run. Debian uses the Linux kernel (the core of an operating system), but most of the basic OS tools come from the GNU project; hence the name GNU/Linux.
- Getting Debian
- Developers' Corner
- Debian Packages
- If you'd like to start using Debian, you can easily obtain a copy, and then follow the installation instructions to install it.
- If you're upgrading to the latest stable release from a previous version, please read the release notes before proceeding.
- To get help in using or setting up Debian, see our documentation and support pages.
- Users that speak languages other than English should check the international section.
- People who use systems other than Intel x86 should check the ports section.
[02 Nov 2011] DebConf12 Nicaragua dates confirmed
[08 Oct 2011] Updated Debian 6.0: 6.0.3 released
[01 Oct 2011] Updated Debian GNU/Linux 5.0: 5.0.9 released
[18 Sep 2011] Upcoming point releases and call for test
[16 Aug 2011] Debian Community celebrates its 18th birthday
[30 Jul 2011] DebConf11 ends as another success for the Debian Project
[16 Nov 2011] DSA-2347 bind9 - improper assert
[16 Nov 2011] DSA-2346 proftpd-dfsg - several vulnerabilities
[11 Nov 2011] DSA-2345 icedove - several vulnerabilities
[11 Nov 2011] DSA-2344 python-django-piston - deserialization vulnerability
[09 Nov 2011] DSA-2343 openssl - CA trust revocation
[09 Nov 2011] DSA-2342 iceape - several vulnerabilities
[09 Nov 2011] DSA-2341 iceweasel - several vulnerabilities
[07 Nov 2011] DSA-2340 postgresql-8.3, postgresql-8.4, postgresql-9.0 - weak password hashing
[07 Nov 2011] DSA-2339 nss - several vulnerabilities
[07 Nov 2011] DSA-2338 moodle - several vulnerabilities
[07 Nov 2011] DSA-2336 ffmpeg - several vulnerabilities
[06 Nov 2011] DSA-2337 xen - several vulnerabilities
[05 Nov 2011] DSA-2335 man2hhtml - missing input sanitization
[04 Nov 2011] DSA-2334 mahara - several vulnerabilities